2013 ~ 2014
EAST CENTRAL COLLEGE MUSIC DEPARTMENT
STUDENT HANDBOOK 2012~2013
Welcome Letter 2 Music Department Mission, Goals, and Objectives 3 Degree 4 Faculty 5 Music Major Core Curriculum 6 Music Major Sample Schedule 7 Scholarships 8 General Information 9 Placement Exams Recital Attendance Juries Facilities Practice rooms Accompanists Student Recitals Outreach and Community Activities Library Resources 11 2013-14 Concert Season Schedule 12 Health and Safety 17 APPENDIX A. Faculty Biographies 19 APPENDIX B. Jury Repertoire Sheet 23 APPENDIX C. Jury Rubrics Piano Rubric 24 Vocal Rubric 25 Instrumental Jury Rubric 26 Percussion Rubric 27 APPENDIX D. Class Piano Requirements 32
Final Exam Practice and Placement GuideClass Piano I - IV
Welcome to the East Central College Department of Music! Thank you for your interest in
our program. The Department of Music at East Central College offers a variety of performing and learning experiences. We offer music degree programs, a wide variety of performance opportunities, and a dynamic concert series for the campus and the region.
East Central College is in the process of becoming an accredited institutional member of the
National Association of Schools of Music. Our talented faculty members offer instruction in all areas of musical study. We have up-to-date facilities including a state-of-the-art class piano lab. In addition, students can take part in our many bands, choirs and chamber ensembles. We also have generous scholarship offerings for music students.
We offer a rewarding cultural and intellectual learning environment. The college is
recognized as a center of artistic excellence in the community. Students will have the opportunity to attend performances by world-class artists. After graduating, our students have proven to be successful in their future studies and careers in music.
Our goal is to provide the very best experience for our students at East Central College.
Please contact any one of us if you have questions about your study.
Dr. Jennifer Judd, Aaron Bounds, Dr. Tim Sexton, Program Coordinator Director of Bands Director of Choirs
1964 Prairie Dell Road Union, MO 63084 Ph-636.584.6500 www.eastcentral.edu
EAST CENTRAL COLLEGE MISSION STATEMENT East Central College will provide an environment for lifelong learning.
VISION STATEMENT East Central College will connect its community to its future.
Music Department Mission, Goals, and Objectives
Music Department Mission Help students to develop individual skills to meet their professional and personal goals in music, and provide educational and cultural opportunities for the college and the greater community.
Goal I The department of music offers instruction to those who want professional training in music as well as those who wish to pursue music as a vocation.
Provide associate degree program and coursework to prepare students for transfer to baccalaureate institutions
Offer music courses in general education curricula
Offer music courses for community members
Promote knowledge and skills in music through core music curriculum
Goal II Serve as a resource for cultural activities, providing enrichment to the community. Objectives:
Offer a variety of concerts, recitals, and music festivals
Provide performance opportunities for both individual and ensemble
Goal III Maintain a standard of excellence. Objectives:
The music department offers curricula in accordance with the standards established by the National Association of Schools of Music
Maintain high standards in hiring faculty and developing curricula according to NASM standards
Degree The Associate of Arts in Music (AA) The AA degree is the institutional transfer degree. Each AA degree is comprised of the general education block (a minimum of 43 credit hours) coupled with elective options in the academic area of choice. Students completing the AA degree who transfer to a public baccalaureate institution in Missouri will enter the transfer institution at the junior level; all lower division general education coursework will be satisfied. Course Offerings The offerings in the Music Department are not limited to Music Majors. The applied lessons, ensembles and music appreciation, world music, and survey of literature courses are offered as a general enrichment program.
Music Theory ~ written I, II, III, IV
Music Theory ~ aural I, II, III, IV
Music History to 1800
Music History from 1800
Class Piano I, II, III, IV, V, VI
Applied Music I, II, III, IV, V, VI Voice, Piano, Woodwind, Strings, Brass, Percussion, Guitar
Fundamentals of Music
The Age of Rock and Roll
Studio Performance Class
Vocal Jazz Ensemble
Music Faculty Full-Time Faculty Dr. Jennifer Lim Judd, D.M.A. in Piano Performance, University of Missouri - Kansas City Associate Professor of Music, Coordinator of Music Department email@example.com, 636-584-6696 Aaron Bounds, M.M., Missouri State University Band Director, Instructor of Music, firstname.lastname@example.org, 636-584-6697 Dr. Tim Sexton, D.M.A. in Choral Conducting, University of South Carolina Choir Director, Instructor of Music email@example.com, 636-584-6698 Adjunct Faculty Lisa Blackmore, Adjunct High Brass Instructor D.M.A. in Trumpet, University of Illinois-Urbana Champaign Dr. Leon Burke III, Adjunct Voice Instructor D.M.A. in Choral Conducting, University of Kansas Su Chiu, Adjunct Piano Instructor, M.M. Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville Bill Hopkins, Adjunct Guitar Instructor, Guitar Ensemble Director M.M. in Guitar Performance, University of Missouri - Kansas City Tamara Miller-Campbell, Adjunct Voice Instructor M.M. in Music, Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville Maggie Noud, Adjunct Woodwind Instructor M.S. in Music Education, Lindenwood University Doug Rice, Adjunct Woodwind Instructor M.M., Missouri State University Elizabeth Ramos, Adjunct String Instructor B.M. in Violin Performance, Cleveland Institute of Music James Shollenberger, Adjunct Music Instructor M.A., Temple University, Kodaly Cheryl Stewart, Adjunct Class Piano Instructor B.M.E. , Murray State University, Certificate of Piano Pedagogy , Southern Illinois University Sue Stubbs, Adjunct Double Bass M.M., University of Missouri-Columbia Damon Van, Adjunct Percussion Instructor, Percussion Ensemble Director B.M. in Music Education, graduate work at Millikin University, 12 years as band director in the public school system
Music Major Core Curriculum The following core courses are required for all Music Majors:
Music Theory MU1603 Music Theory I (Written) MU1621 Music Theory I (Aural) MU1703 Music Theory II (Written) MU1711 Music Theory II (Aural) MU2103 Music Theory III (Written) MU2121 Music Theory III (Aural) MU2203 Music Theory IV (Written) MU2211 Music Theory IV (Aural) Piano Proficiency MU1042 Class Piano I: Beginners MU1142 Class Piano II: Upper Elementary MU2042 Class Piano III: Early Intermediate MU2052 Class Piano IV: Intermediate Music History MU1813 Music History to 1800 MU1913 Music History from 1800 Applied Music Applied Voice Applied Piano Applied Woodwind Applied String Applied Upper Brass Applied Lower Brass Applied Percussion Applied Guitar *Music Majors are required to participate in an ensemble each semester. Ensembles College Choir Vocal Jazz Ensemble College Band Jazz Combo Jazz Band Percussion Ensemble String Ensemble Guitar Ensemble Piano Ensemble Recital Attendance Studio Performance Class
Music Major Sample Schedule
Semester 1 Hours MU1000 Recital Attendance 0 MU1010 Studio Performance Class 0 MU1613/1621 Music Theory I (written and aural) 3/1 MU1042 Class Piano I 2 MU Applied Major I 1-2 MU Ensemble I 1 EN1223 English Comp I 3 MT1403 College Algebra 3 FS100 Foundation Seminar 1 16 Semester 2 Hours MU1000 Recital Attendance 0 MU1010 Studio Performance Class 0 MU1703/1711 Music Theory II (written and aural) 3/1 MU1142 Class Piano II 2 MU Applied Major II 1-2 MU Ensemble II 1 EN1333 English Comp II 3 ES1023 Intro Environmental Science 3 MU 1913 Music History 3 17-18 Summer Hours Non-Music Humanity 3 Communication 3 US History 3 9 Semester 3 Hours MU1000 Recital Attendance 0 MU2103/2121 Music Theory III (written and aural) 3/1 MU2042 Class Piano III 2 MU Applied Major III 1-2 MU